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Review: Anne Hathaway as a Fighter Pilot in ‘Grounded’ at the Public Theater

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 10:00
The Oscar-winning actress plays a cocky pilot raining bombs down from afar on Iraq and Afghanistan in this play by George Brant, directed by Julie Taymor.

Former military officials back same-sex marriage Top Stories - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:57

Officials say current patchwork of state laws is a threat to national security.


NJ man charged after father found dead in their home

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:55

NJ man charged after father found dead in their homeAggravated assault charges have been filed against a Galloway Township, New Jersey man following the death of his father inside the home they shared.

VIDEO: Clean-up after Chile's Calbuco volcano

BBC World News - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:49
Clean-up efforts are continuing in Chile, after the Calbuco volcano erupted on Thursday.
Categories: BBC World News

Officer reunited with newborn he found in dumpster in 1989

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:47

In this April 24, 2015 still from video provided by KABC-TV, retired Santa Ana, Calif., police officer Michael Buelna talks about Robin Barton, now 25, after they are reunited in Santa Ana for the first time since Buelna found Barton as a newborn abandoned in a garbage dumpster. Buelna was on duty on Nov. 21, 1989 when he heard a faint sound coming from a behind a trash bin, sifted through the trash and discovered a baby, his umbilical cord still attached. The child was just four hours old and weighed 4 pounds, 2 ounces. Buelna wanted to adopt him but another Orange County family stepped in first.(KABC-TV via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT TV OUTSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An officer who found an abandoned newborn in a garbage dumpster was reunited with the now 25-year-old man he helped save.

Asian shares boosted by Wall Street

BBC World News - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:46
Asian markets have started the week higher, boosted by Wall Street's strong performance on Friday and a bounce in iron ore prices.
Categories: BBC World News

Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal’s Collapse Leaves Frustrated Customers Out in the Cold

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:41
As soon as Comcast withdrew, Charter Communications was reported to be exploring a new bid for Time Warner Cable, but some predict consumers will lose no matter who buys whom.

Death toll in Nepal hits 4,000 amid hunt for survivors Top Stories - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:34

Rescuers are struggling to reach remote mountain villages hit by the quake.


Insane Clown Posse fan gets 30 years for beating roommate Top Stories - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:29

Cary Edwards was sentenced for trying to kill a fellow Juggalo for disrespecting another.


In an Already Troubled Nepal, a Picture of Despair Emerges

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:28
Nepal was in political and economic disarray well before a powerful earthquake on Saturday shattered buildings, and lives.

Huckabee plans Iowa visit on May 6-7 Top Stories - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:27

Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee will hold a rally in Iowa on May 6, the day after he announces whether he's seeking the Republican pr...


Downside of Police Body Cameras: Your Arrest Hits YouTube

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:26
While some departments cite privacy concerns or the administrative burden of making the videos available to the public, the Seattle police post everything.

Watch: Paralyzed teen surprises nurse by walking Top Stories - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:21

Bailey Murrill, 17, said doctors told her she had a less than five percent chance of walking again.


Baltimore mayor says outsiders turned peaceful protest violent

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:18

People rally for support of Freddie Gray, who died following an arrest in Baltimore, at his wake in Baltimore, MarylandBy Shannon Stapleton BALTIMORE (Reuters) - Baltimore's mayor and police on Sunday again blamed outside agitators for violence and vandalism that flared during a mostly peaceful protest over last week's death of a young black man who sustained an unexplained spinal injury while under arrest. A day after thousands of demonstrators marched through the city demanding justice in the investigation into the April 19 death of Freddie Gray, 25, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake condemned the lawlessness that erupted on Saturday. "Last night we saw a small group of agitators turning what was otherwise a peaceful demonstration into violent disruptions," Rawlings-Blake said at a news conference held by civic leaders and clergy at a Baltimore church, echoing comments she made Saturday night.

Nepal Earthquake: Where to Donate

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:18
A list of some of the groups soliciting donations for relief efforts in Nepal.

Ellis Island Museum to Update the Story of Immigration in America

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:12
With the opening of two new galleries, the museum will pick up the story where it left off more than 60 years ago, when the immigrant processing and detention station was closed.

Six PEN Members Decline Gala After Award for Charlie Hebdo

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:09
The novelists withdrew out of discomfort with the magazine’s perceived cultural intolerance, and what some saw as a particular glee in beating up on France’s vulnerable Muslim minority.

For-profit Corinthian Colleges to shut down remaining campuses

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:06
For-profit college operator Corinthian Colleges Inc, said on Sunday it will immediately shut down all its remaining campuses and cease substantially all other operations. Corinthian last year had agreed with the U.S. Department of Education to either sell or close down its campuses. Corinthian said in a statement that it is working to find other schools for the roughly 16,000 students affected by the shutdown. Earlier this month, the Department of Education fined Corinthian $30 million for misrepresenting job placement rates to students in its Heald College system.

Marathon Galveston Bay workers back leadership's rebuff of offer

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:05
More than 800 striking workers at Marathon Petroleum Corp's Galveston Bay Refinery voted on Sunday to back their leaders' rejection of a last, best and final offer from the company to end a three-month work stoppage. "They have no interest in accepting this (offer)," said Larry Burchfield, vice president of United Steelworkers union (USW) Local 13-1, which represents 1,100 workers striking at the refinery in Texas City, Texas.

New Amendments Imperil Measure on Iran in Congress

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:05
Amendments threaten to break the rare bipartisan spirit that pushed a bill, which would give Congress a voice in the nuclear negotiations with Iran, out of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and even overcame White House objections.